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India, Pakistan exchange list of prisoners

New Delhi, July 1 (IBNS): India and Pakistan on Friday exchanged, through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad, the lists of nationals (including civil prisoners and fishermen) of each country lodged in the jails of the other country consistent with the provisions of the Agreement on Consular Access between India and Pakistan, read an Indian government statement.

MRSAM successfully launched

New Delhi, July 1 (IBNS) With a third consecutive successful test-firing on Friday, the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) air defence system has achieved a hat-trick.

India joins Missile Technology Control Regime

New Delhi, June 7 (IBNS) India became a full member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) on Monday, partially mitigating the setback it suffered three days ago on the issue of its membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), reports said.

India to become MTCR member tomorrow

New Delhi, June 26 (IBNS): India is all set to become a member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) on Monday, officials said on Sunday.

Government approves double taxation avoidance agreement with Belgium

New Delhi, June 22 (IBNS) The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved on Wednesday the signing of a Protocol amending the Agreement between India and Belgium for avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Germany

New Delhi, June 22 (IBNS) The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday was apprised of signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Steinbeis GmbH Co. KG for Technologietransfer, Germany on technology resourcing in manufacturing, including sub-sectors of Capital Goods.

China says 'door open' to admit non-NPT nations to NSG

New Delhi, Jun 21 (IBNS): In a recent development, China has said that "door is open" to admit non-NPT (Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty) countries like India to join the elite club of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

US calls upon NSG members to support India's membership

New Delhi, June 21 (IBNS) The United States has called upon members of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) to throw their weight behind India for getting membership in the elite club.

Ahead of Seoul meet, Indian Foreign Secy visits China over NSG membership bid

New Delhi, Jun 19 (IBNS): Ahead of the key meeting of the Nuclear Suppliers' Group (NSG), a 48-member club of nuclear trading nations, in Seoul on Friday, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar visited China this week in an attempt to garner support for India's membership, media reports said on Sunday.

PM Modi reviews full range of bilateral ties between India and Thailand with General Prayut Chan-o-cha

New Delhi, June 17 (IBNS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he reviewed the full range of bilateral ties between India and Thailand with country's Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha who is currently on a state visit to India.

Ganges-Danube Cultural Festival of India to be organized in Hungary

New Delhi, June 17 (IBNS) “Ganges-Danube Cultural Festival of India” in Hungary will be inaugurated by Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Culture & Tourism (I/C) and Civil Aviation on June 17 at Vigado Theatre in Budapest, Hungary.

Thai PM on state visit to India

New Delhi, Jun 17 (IBNS): Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, General Prayut Chan-o-cha, who is currently on a state visit to India at the invitation of the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, inspected the Guard of Honour, at the Ceremonial Reception, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on Friday and also laid a wreath at the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi.before embarking on his other engagements.

Cabinet approves signing of Air Services Agreement between India, Taiwan

New Delhi, Jun 15 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the signing of Air Services Agreement between India-Taipei Association in Taipei (India’s representative office in Taiwan) and Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India (Taiwan’s representative office in India).

Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Saudi Arabia on Labour Co-operation

New Delhi, Jun 15 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for the Agreement on Labour Co-operation for General Category Workers’ Recruitment between India and Saudi Arabia.

Africa should take ownership of its resources: Pranab Mukherjee

Accra/New Delhi, Jun 14 (IBNS): President of India Pranab Mukherjee addressed the students and faculty members of India-Ghana Kofi Annan Centre for Excellence in ICT on Tuesday.